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  1. [SOLVED] Re: wisdom question: mount and umount backup devices??

    Hi TheFu,

    Thanks for your superb reply. I read your reply.

    I fixed the Labels, just for fun, and get better labels that I understand.

    Also, I found the Timeshift app in the Ubuntu Software...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: wisdom question: mount and umount backup devices??

    Hey, when I die and go to heaven I'm pretty sure I'm gonna see Herman Ab and TheFu there.

    These guys have been my guardian angels for a real long time. Were it not for them I woulda been sitttin'...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: wisdom question: mount and umount backup devices??

    Hi Fu and Oldfred,

    I'm not sure why this thread is solved. However, the fact this this is marked as "solved" provides further proof that backing my work up in as well as I can is essential. Thank...
  4. [SOLVED] wisdom question: mount and umount backup devices??

    Hello Community:

    I want people to please provide their opinion about the safety of my strategy for making the back up.

    I use executable scripts that I execute using chrontab .... to back up my...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: sutdown command in executable script run by crontab

    Dear Holger and Yancek:

    THank you for your replies.

    I'll start working on this. I've gotta gig and have to split. Be back tomorrow!

    Old
  6. [SOLVED] sutdown command in executable script run by crontab

    Hello Ubuntuers:

    I wanto to run an executable script at 4am every day in the day using crontab.... and the only command I want in that script is the shutdown command.

    My executable script to do...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Unexpected error message from crontab execution of executable script

    I used to know how to program with unix commands 35 years ago. With a linux comuter, it'd be nice to dust off my old skills. THere are alot of things that can be done under the hood to make...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Unexpected error message from crontab execution of executable script

    Bashing-on:

    I just noticed that backup_sdb1.sh does not have executable priveleges.

    When I changed that to allow it to be executable, it worked.

    THanks.

    Old
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Unexpected error message from crontab execution of executable script

    Thank you for your reply, Bashin-om:

    Looks like "mynames" owns everything here is the output:





    Bashin-on: I wondered about 3 things:
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Unexpected error message from crontab execution of executable script

    /etc/fstab looks like this:
  11. [SOLVED] Unexpected error message from crontab execution of executable script

    Hi Community:

    I have a laptop and want to back up my home directory weekly.

    I have a 3Tb external mechanical HD that I put in a HD encllosure that is connected to my laptop via a SATA 3 USB...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to remove SSD icon from dock

    Well said, Fu.
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to remove SSD icon from dock

    H Fu,

    It is always good to get your advise!!! Thank you!

    I've been using the "disks" app. It makes things easy that used t be hard!

    Here his how to hide the icon in the dock:

    launch disks...
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    [SOLVED] How to remove SSD icon from dock

    HI Community:

    I added an SSD to my computer for additional storage using the disks app.

    THere is an icon labled "SSD" in my dock now.

    How can I remove that icon without unmounting the SSD?...
  15. [ubuntu] How Do I use the Disks app to mount a drive and add it to fstab?

    Hi Ubuntu Community,

    I've looked on the internet to find directions for using the Ubuntu "disks" app to mount and add a drive to the fstab.

    I can't find it.

    Can someone please provide a URL...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: format an old SSD with Disks app question

    Thanks for your reply Impavidus.

    THere was a very good reason why those partitions were busy. When I started gparted, I did not choose the USB SSD. It automatically defaults to my home...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: format an old SSD with Disks app question

    HI CelticWarior:

    Thanks for your reply.

    I tried gparted. It won't let me umount some of the pariitons on the SSD.... it says they are busy.

    How do I fix this?

    Old
  18. [SOLVED] format an old SSD with Disks app question

    Hi Community:

    I have an old SSD that had the UbuntuOS and my home directory.

    I took that SSD out of the old computer and put it in an SSD enclosure and I want to use it as a back up USB drive...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: What app can I use to RECORD MUSIC FROM LIVE STREAMS???

    Decoder Ring for Audio-Recorder

    IN the "Source" setting, choose the audio source that you are using to hear the recording while recording the tune.


    Old Jimma
  20. [SOLVED] What app can I use to RECORD MUSIC FROM LIVE STREAMS???

    Hi Community:

    I'm a music student at a local university here. I get assignments to listen to many, many pieces every semester, and do things like transcribe what the guitar player is doing.

    I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NFS: still not working

    Thanks to dinidonk an HermanAB for their replies and guidance.

    In respone to one of B]HermanAB's[/B] comments, I explored if the NFS server was running: it was not running.

    I looked at my...
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    [ubuntu] NFS: still not working

    HI Community:

    NFS is still not working. Here are the commands I used:


    HOST

    sudo apt update
    $ sudo apt install nfs-kernel-server
    $ sudo mkdir /mnt/nfs/joecool -p
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    [ubuntu] Re: audio recorder won't write to file

    I am pretty sure that the permissions are correct. I used:

    sudo chmod -R 777 /home/itchy/xxx

    An ls -lisa showed I had read write and execute privileges.

    This is not the first time I've had...
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    [ubuntu] Re: audio recorder won't write to file

    I do not think it was a snap. I got advice on how to install it on the forums here: https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2456380&p=14013913#post14013913

    it was a .deb file

    Old JImma
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    [ubuntu] Re: audio recorder won't write to file

    I do not know: I can't remember. How would I find out?
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